|(a) To serve a child a therapeutic or special diet,
(1) Have written approval from:
(A) A physician or health-care professional with prescriptive
authority if the diet relates to a disability that restricts the child's
(B) A health-care professional or a registered or licensed
dietician if the diet does not relate to a disability that restricts
the child's diet;
(2) Maintain the written approval in the child's record;
(3) Give the information to all employees preparing
and serving food.
(b) You must discuss recurring eating problems with
the child's parent.
(c) You may encourage but must not force children to
(d) You must not serve nutrient concentrates and supplements
such as protein powders, liquid protein, vitamins, minerals, and other
nonfood substances without written instructions as required in paragraph
(a)(1) of this section.
|Source Note: The provisions of this §746.3311 adopted to be effective September 1, 2003, 28 TexReg 1402; transferred effective March 9, 2018, as published in the Texas Register February 16, 2018, 43 TexReg 909; amended to be effective March 10, 2021, 46 TexReg 1479